Biography

Flora Malpas is an artist-educator and a graduate of City and Guilds of London Art School (2018), Heatherley School of Fine Art (2017) and Goldsmiths College (2013). Her practice spans printmaking, drawing and painting and is focused on an investigation of a sense of presence and absence within the landscape.

Malpas was recently shortlisted for the Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize 2019, organised by the Ingram Collection, and has previously been awarded the Slaughterhaus Printmaking Prize, the City and Guilds of London Art School Prize for Outstanding Work in Print and the Lee and Thompson LLP Prize for Portraiture. In 2019 she completed an AA2A residency within the printmaking department at the University of Hertfordshire and was selected for a solo exhibition by Brent Arts at Stables in Exile, London. 

Selected group exhibitions include:  the Institute of Mental Health , Nottingham; City Gallery, Peterborough; Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London and the Old Print Works, Birmingham.

Malpas is a key holder at Slaughterhaus Print Studio and divides her practice between the print room and her studio in Hertfordshire.  
 

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Education

 

2018: MA Fine Art, City and Guilds of London Art School, (Commendation)

 

2017: Diploma in Portraiture, The Heatherley School of Fine Art

 

2013: BA History of Art, University of Cambridge/Goldsmiths University (First class)

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Solo Exhibitions

 

2019: Still Tales, hosted by Brent Arts at Stables in Exile, St Catherine's Church, London

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

 

November: Young Contemporary Talent Purchase Prize 2019. Hosted by the Ingram Collection, the Cello Factory, London

 

March: We Grow Into the Forest. Curated by Art Catcher, Mile End Pavilion, London


 

2018

 

November: Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, Royal Arsenal, London

 

October: Slaughterhaus Plus One, Vincent Mews, London

September: MA Show, City and Guilds of London Art School, London

July - August: Home, The Old Print Works, Birmingham

March- September: Figurative Painting, 2 Brydges, London

 

 

2017

 

March: The Carnal and the Concrete. Curated by the Bedroom Artist Collective, 212 Gallery, London

 

2016

 

November: Stars on Canvas. Hosted by the Willow Foundation, Quadrant Arcade Regent Street, London

 

September: Bedroom Artists. Curated by the Bedroom Artists Collective, Hive Dalston, London

 

May: Journey, City Arts Nottingham/Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham

March- May: Open Exhibition, City Gallery, Peterborough

 

2015

 

March- April: Unity in Variety, Gabriel Fine Art, London


 

2014

 

July: Kaleidoscope, Virginia Gallery, Glasgow

 

June: Something About Love, 504 Gallery, London

 

May: A Thousand Pieces of Me, 504 Gallery, London

 

March: Celebrating Gay Marriage, Canterbury


 

Residencies

 

2018-2019: AA2A Artist in Residence at the University of Hertfordshire (Printmaking)


 

Awards

2019: Young Contemporay Talent Purchase Prize, the Ingram Collection (shortlisted)

 

2018: Slaughterhaus Printmaking Prize

 

2018: City and Guilds of London Art School Prize for Outstanding Work in Print

 

2017: Lee and Thompson LLP Prize for Portraiture

 

2012: Oil Painting Award, Fine Art Collective

Teaching

2016-2018: Private Art Tutor, Mini Artists & Greater London Tutors

2014- 2017: Organised and ran drop-in workshops for members of the community at 504 Gallery, 212 Brick Lane and the Hive

 

© Images 2018 by Flora Malpas. All rights reserved.

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